Dying for a better life
This year more people are on the move than at any time since the Second World War.
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Percentage of the world’s migrants who are in Africa.
Average number of people who die annually crossing the Mexico–United States border.
Number of people known to have undertaken sea crossings in 2014 in Asia Pacific region.
Approximate number of Syrian people who entered Greece by boat in 2015 as of 10 September.
Number of migrants and refugees who have reached Europe by sea in 2015 as of 10 September.
Number of Syrian refugees in Lebanon — an estimated 20 per cent of the country’s population.